Electronicacupuncture treatment was an effective therapeutic method for depressive disorders. It is the treatment of choice for depressed patients who were unable to comply with the classic tricyclic antidepressants.
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Luo, H., MENG, F., JIA, Y., & ZHAO, X. (1998). Clinical research on the therapeutic effect of the electro‐acupuncture treatment in patients with depression. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 52(S6), S338-S340.